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Maalot Educational Network | Evaluated Learning Experience
Introduction to the Philosophy of Mitzvot (PHI299)
Classroom: 39 hours (13 weeks); Distance/Hybrid: Varies.
Traditional classroom-based offered at Maalot, Jerusalem, and other authorized locations. Distance learning and hybrid options available.
September 2009 - Present.
Instructional delivery format:
Traditional classroom model
Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: discuss the deeper meaning of the mitzvot and illustrate the role of mitzvot in a system of human development, according to traditional sources in Jewish thought and philosophy.
Major topics taught in this course include: the laws and customs of Shabbat, the blessings, selected prayers, and women's mitzvot. Topics may vary. Methods of instruction include lecture, discussion, and textual preparation.
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Religious Studies (10/10) (8/15 revalidation) (3/21 revalidation).